Category Archives: Inspiration

3D wet felting experiments (part two)

In my last blog spot I showed how I made a sprouting seed pod as part of a group of 3D wet felted objects I’m calling ‘Lifecycles’ that I am submitting to an open exhibition.  You can see that blog … Continue reading

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Holiday Card

Now that my partner has finally received her card I can tell you about it. First I made a background using some prefelt and added some northern lights. I then wet felted it all together. they are not felted hard … Continue reading

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In the Begining

  In the beginning; In 1989 I joined the OVWSG at their annual general meeting and became their librarian. I did tell them I was Severely Dyslexic and was assured by the executive that would not be a problem. I … Continue reading

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Photos as reference and inspiration Part 2

Part 2 (part 1 https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2019/08/12/photos-as-reference-and-inspiration-part-1/ )   1 Thinking back to my earlier post on photos as reference and inspiration I was looking at the lilacs from my back yard and seeing inspiration for nuno felted scarves.  Using the flower … Continue reading

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Photos as Reference and Inspiration: Part 1

Photos as Reference and Inspiration: Part 1 Photography and felting go together well. Whether you are doing a landscape, a portrait or adding flowers to a nuno felted scarf photo reference will help inspire you. You need not be a … Continue reading

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Knitting and modeling a shawl

After a big hiatus, my knitting mojo finally woke up, and it was craving complicated stuff, not just the customary stocking stitch pattern. I’ve a soft spot for lace shawls, particularly those by British pattern creator Boo Knits (find her … Continue reading

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Inflicting Fibre Arts on Unsuspecting Relatives; Part 2 the Photos.

Inflicting Fibre Arts on Unsuspecting Relatives; Part 2 the Photos.   Continued  from: https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2019/07/13/inflicting-fibre-arts-on-unsuspecting-relatives/   We had a busy enjoyable visit with Glenn’s Parents, his brother Grant, Grants’ Wife Marg and one of their daughters, Jennifer. I had brought fibre … Continue reading

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